• Massachusetts woman dies in fall at Vermont horse event

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    WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont horse organization says a Massachusetts woman died after she was injured in a fall from her horse while warming up for a jumping competition in the town of Woodstock.

    In a news release posted on the U.S. Eventing website, the Green Mountain Horse Association says 32-year-old Jennifer Chapin of Wenham, Massachusetts, died Sunday while competing at the Festival of Eventing.

    After the fall, Chapin was taken to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, where she was pronounced dead.

    The Salem, Massachusetts, school district said that Chapin was a fourth-grade math teacher at Bentley Charter School.

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